Kobe Bryant currently the leading All-Star 2013 vote-getter

The second ballot of NBA All-Star 2013 voting was announced today. It seems Kobe’s great season has helped push him ahead of LeBron in total votes so far, according to NBA.com

Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers, who this season topped the 30,000-point plateau, is the leading overall vote-getter (977,444), followed closely by the Miami Heat’s LeBron James with 970,314 votes, after the second returns of the 2013 NBA All-Star Balloting presenting by Sprint. Bryant is followed in the Western Conference by the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant (924,898), while the New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony (891,759) sits behind James in the East.

Other Lakers with a high number of votes include Dwight Howard (616,150), Pau Gasol (197,377), Steve Nash (166,262) and Metta World Peace (85,279).

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Written by Ross Pickering

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